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Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance design studio in Lisbon is looking for a SENIOR DESIGNER.

[ Lead designer / Workshop supervisor / Self-starter ]

Oriented towards craftmanship and high-end construction.


Mission 12 months renewable contract 

Office location: Lisboa (Tv. do Rosário 16, 1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal)

Prerequisites: Fluent Portuguese and English


Start of contract: ASAP



We are at a pivotal moment in the development of the studio and a very highly committed and autonomous person is needed to join the Lisbon-based team to be part of the “Made In Situ" adventures. 

We are looking for a senior designer who enjoys working in a high-energy environment on exciting projects of both concept and function. We are not targeting the typical profile of an industrial designer but a designer who can juggle workshop management, the challenges of craftsmanship, manual work while using their proven design skills to bring the collections to life.



Design, development and hand-building of objects and furniture on various projects, including hands-on collaborative work with craftsmen. Key position where you are expected to be agile and resilient in all circumstances while keeping the quality/demand of the projects in mind. Ability to bounce back, to be a strong self-starter and team player.


Key Responsibilities: In charge of several collections by Made In Situ, from initial design to final production and delivery, with regular follow-up with the craftsmen. 


1 – Design

Drive design intent and development phases for object and furniture collections

  • Lead effective researches
  • Produce study models in volume (mockups, prototypes)
  • Produce sketches, drawing plans, 3D renderings 

2 – Lead Production

Proactively lead the production process for several projects at the same time

  • Build, maintain and manage relationships with artisans
  • Supervise/follow up the manufacturing pieces when needed with several players 
  • Deliver accurate and well-fitting plans to support the work of the craftsmen

3 – Workshop supervisor  

  • Supervise the management of the workshop's stocks and tools with the help of our administrative responsible and the studio manager 
  • Find technical solutions and help design the future scenography of the gallery (displays to showcase the collections at openings and others events)
  • Build prototypes to validate the pieces of the future collections
  • Be crafty and precise with your hands to meet the occasional needs of the studio and side projects that require direct visualization


Academic : 

  • Diploma from a design school
  • At least 5 years of experience in a working design studio
  • Fluent Portuguese and English both written & spoken, French is a plus
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Rhino,+3Ds Max software or cinema 4D
  • Expertise in production management, used to be in touch with artisans, producers or manufacturers 
  • A reliable builder, skillful and resourceful with manual work 
  • Solid technical background with a strong sense of details
  • Good understanding and assimilation of a creative language 



  • Autonomous with good time management skills
  • Agile & solution-oriented 
  • Self-starter & team player 
  • Curious, creative, and open-minded 
  • Passion for craftsmanship and high-end design
  • Ability to cope with pressure and short deadlines and to work on numerous projects at the same time



To apply, please send your CV and portfolio to &

Feb. 21, 2023




To accompany the development of new projects, our agency is always looking for talented, passionate professionals for positions of interior designer, product designer, 3-D graphic designer, graphic designer plus interns for interior design or product design …
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